Sony Alpha A77

Verge Review

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 has been a long time coming — the company’s latest DSLR was announced in August, but production delays have kept it from being widely available even now. Many people have waited eagerly for it, though, and with good reason: the 24.3-megapixel APS-C sensor (the same one that does so well in the A77’s smaller cousin, the NEX-7) promises huge, beautiful images, and Sony claims the camera can shoot 12 frames per second. It also features the same translucent mirror...

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Basic Specs

Camera type DSLR
3D capture Stills
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 24.3 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...

Alias Alpha 77, SLT-A77

Pricing (base kit)

SKU description Kit with 16-50mm f2.8 lens.

Pricing (body only)

Price at launch 1399.99 $

Hardware

Camera type DSLR
Width 5.61 inches
Height 4.09 inches
Depth 3.19 inches
Weight 1.44 pounds
Color Black
Internal image stabilization Yes
3D capture Stills

Sensor

Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 24.3 megapixels

Controls

Minimum ISO 100
Maximum ISO 16000
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 8000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Focus points 19
Max. continuous shooting speed 12 FPS

Display

Size 3 inches
Resolution 921600 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Built-in viewfinder Yes

Video

Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 24, 30, 60
Continuous AF Yes

Software

Supported video formats MPEG-4, H.264, AVCHD
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG

Lens

Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Sony Alpha / Minolta AF
Focal length (wide) 16 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 50 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide) 24 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto) 75 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 2.8

Connectivity

GPS Yes

Storage

Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

Audio

Built-in microphone Yes

Ports

Video out Yes
Connection(s) Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI mini

Battery

Model NP-FM500H
Removable Yes

Flash

Flash Yes (Built-in)

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